Tom Bergen

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Teacher

Denver, Colorado

Tom Bergen is a social studies teacher at North High School in Denver. He has been a teacher for eight years. His professional goal is to “create the next generation of rebels who have historically challenged our thinking, ideas, and institutions.”

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Posted Sep. 22, 2014
Denver teacher Tom Bergen

Why This Educator’s Tough Evaluation Made Him a Better Teacher

Guest Post: Tom Bergen is a social studies teacher at North High School in Denver. He has been a teacher…

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Posted Sep. 11, 2017

Just Because Trump and DeVos Like Charter Schools Doesn’t Mean You Can’t, Too

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Don’t Get Angry, Get Eva

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All the Black Kids Are Still Sitting Together in the Cafeteria

I attended a predominantly Latino grammar school. We were all friends for the most part—the Black students, Mexican students and the few White students that…

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